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Survivors of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Disaster Fear Being Forgotten

June 7, 2014 | 8:00 am

Survivors of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Disaster Fear Being Forgotten

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Three years after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant meltdown, over 100,000 residents remain displaced.

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Japan’s New Crisis: Fighting to Avert a Nuclear Disaster

March 14, 2011 | 10:50 pm

Japan’s New Crisis: Fighting to Avert a Nuclear Disaster

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Japan has barely begun responding to Friday’s earthquake and tsunami, and already the government has been forced to focus on a potential new catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (Daiichi can be translated, by the way, as “first” or “number one”). An explosion ripped through a reactor building Monday afternoon (Tuesday morning Japan […]

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